Celebrating Easter with Flowers – Welshampton, 2023

Ss Michael & All Angels, Welshampton Following the abstinence and pared-back churches during Lent, it is always a precious moment when we see how they spring back into life to celebrate our Lord’s Resurrection on Easter Sunday. We hope you enjoy these photographs as much as we enjoyed the sight and fragrance of them! VJC

Easter Flowers – A Reflection of Faith

Many types of flowers are used in churches, but during Easter, there is one that is especially loved:  the Easter Lily.  It is a tall, stately flower topped by large, graceful, white trumpet-shaped blooms.  While commercial bulb production of Easter Lilies only began in the 19th century, Easter Lilies make many appearances in both the … Continue reading Easter Flowers – A Reflection of Faith

A Pilgrimage Through Lent – 2023

Lent began on Ash Wednesday, 22nd February (the first of the 40 days, excluding Sundays, leading up to Easter Sunday and the Resurrection).   At a quiet evening service in Ss. Simon & Jude Church, Cockshutt, pared of all ornamentation and flowers, we celebrated Holy Communion, having had our foreheads marked with an ash cross accompanied … Continue reading A Pilgrimage Through Lent – 2023